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March 20, 2018 5:07 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (March 19) Russia was to blame for the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, rejecting denials from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Speaking on a visit to Birmingham, May said she believed Russia had the “capability” a...
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March 19, 2018 4:44 am gmt |
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A committee of British MPs has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them to give evidence on reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump’s campaign gained inappropriate access to 50 million Facebook users’ data. Damian Collins the chair of the...
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March 18, 2018 7:39 am gmt |
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took part in a traditional St Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday (March 17), braving the cold as they visited soldiers at London’s Household Cavalry barracks. Prince William, a Colonel of the Irish Guards, took the salute at the Irish Guards’ parade, ...
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March 15, 2018 4:54 am gmt |
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday (March 14) the United States believes Russia is responsible for a chemical attack in Britain on a former Russia double agent and his daughter, and the U.N. Security Council should take action. “The United States believes that R...
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March 14, 2018 11:11 am gmt |
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Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain some of the most complicated questions of life while himself working under the shadow of a likely premature death, has died at 76. The UK’s Press Association reported his death, citing a spokesman for the family. Hawking’s formidable mind probed the ...
In Britain
March 13, 2018 10:25 am gmt |
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The European Union will stand by Britain after London said it was likely that Moscow was behind a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent in England, European Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis said on Tuesday (March 13). However, the EU, which has struggled to maintain a common front in imp...
In Britain
March 12, 2018 9:17 am gmt |
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Protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) stormed the “Best in Show” announcement at the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, England, UK on Sunday (March 11). Video footage from the animal rights group shows dramatic scenes as two activists holding banners that read &#...
In Britain
March 11, 2018 5:02 am gmt |
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Britain deployed specialist troops on Friday (March 9) to remove potentially contaminated objects from the English city where a Russian former double agent and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent. Sergei Skripal, 66, who passed Russian secrets to Britain, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have be...
In Britain
March 8, 2018 8:32 am gmt |
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Police believe a nerve agent was used to deliberately poison a former Russian double agent and his daughter, Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Wednesday (March 7), in a case that threatens to further damage London’s ties with Moscow. “This is being treated as a major i...
In Britain
March 7, 2018 10:54 am gmt |
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Britain’s Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, visited a primary school in Oxford on Tuesday (March 6) to learn about the work of a charity project that supports the emotional health of students and their families. Kate’s husband Prince William, and his younger brother Prince Harry have made campa...
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March 7, 2018 10:52 am gmt |
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 A Spanish tourist has died and another is critically ill after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a London hotel, British and Spanish media reported. Some 29 people were evacuated from the hotel in the Kensington area of the city on Monday afternoon (March 5), according to local UK media reports. S...
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March 6, 2018 5:37 am gmt |
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 A former Russian spy was critically ill after being exposed to an unknown substance in western England, British broadcaster BBC said on Monday (March 5). The BBC identified the man as Sergei Skripal who was granted refuge in Britain after a spy swap between the United States and Russia in 2010. Poli...
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March 5, 2018 7:09 am gmt |
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 UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday (March 2) that the time for arguing either side of the Brexit referendum was over, in an interview broadcast on the BBC on Sunday (March 4). May also said that Britain’s financial sector was too important to the economy to allow a post-Brexit relati...
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February 8, 2018 11:46 am gmt |
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The Duchess of Cambridge continued her charity work on Wednesday (February 7), opening a new treatment centre for Action on Addiction in Essex. Kate has been a patron of the charity since 2012 and addressed health care professionals, staff and users of the centre during the visit. During the visit sh...
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January 29, 2018 5:36 am gmt |
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Protesters are readying themselves for the “most incredible protest in our history” to coincide with Donald Trump’s planned visit during the second half of the year. After a meeting between Theresa May and Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos, it was confirmed that the US president would visit ...